Pittsburgh Business Group on Health
Annual Meeting and Community Forum

Annual Meeting and Community Forum
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Place: Pittsburgh Marriott City Center
Agenda | Registration


How to Effectively Impact Your Diabetic Population
What is the total impact of type 2 diabetes?  Consider the financial, productivity, absenteeism, direct bearing on health, family, and work.  Come hear from experts on the impact and solutions to address this complicated and impactful illness.

  • A holistic perspective: a word from the employee/patient
  • Diabetes at your front door: a market view
  • Transitions of care and patient engagement
  • Key actions employers should take

Michael Raffael, M.D., Area Medical Manager, U.S. Medical Affairs, Sanofi

Managing Diabetes
What does it mean for your employees to be in control of their diabetes, and why is it worth the effort? Come learn from a speaker who has been in their shoes and understands what it's like living day-to-day with diabetes. Topics include:

  • The A1C test and why it is important
  • How the choices your employees make impact
    their health
  • Planning and prioritizing diabetes management
  • Determining personal motivation for making
    healthy choices
  • Finding resources for diabetes support

Greg Pfaff, A1C Champions


Annual Members’ Meeting
8:30 AM until 10:00 AM continental breakfast starting at 8:00 AM.
Employer Members register here.

Community Forum
10:15 AM until 12:00 Noon, registration starting at 10:00 AM.
Associate Members and Non-members register here.


  • Primary and Secondary Associate Member Representatives: No charge
  • Associate Member Attendees: $50 per person
  • Non-member: $75 per person


For more information contact Laura Wicker at laura.wicker@pbghpa.com or 724-266-0383.

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